MAY


1st President Babangida commissions the N6.9million Bendel Feed Flour Mill at Ewu.

6th AFRC approves the appointment of High Court Judges for six states, Grand Qadi for two states and the voluntary retirement of a state Grand Qadi.

7th FG bans wheat importation.

– IBB lays the foundation stone of the Faculty of Law and opens the Faculty of Engineering of University of Benin.

13th Babangida commissions the 3rd 220 – Megawatt (MW) unit of the 700 million naira Lagos Thermal Station at Egbin, near Ikorodu, Lagos.

14th Managing Director of Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN), Mr. Daniel Lange accepts the Federal Government’s new car policy.

NEW PEUGEOT CAR PRICES AT A GLANCE

                                              OLD                 NEW

                                                 N                       N

50 4 GR Saloon                      11,094            12,203

504 GR A/L                            12,474            13,721

504SR   A/L                            13,431            14,774

505 GL A/L (radio                  14,918)            16,410

505 SR (2.0)                            17,759 19,353

15th IBB receives the report of Aguda Panel, which reviewed cases of per­sons convicted under Decree 7 and 20 of 1984.

22nd FG sends aid worth 10 million naira for the liberation movements in Southern Africa.

23rd FG Sets up a committee to work out strategies for the implementation of the privatisation policy of government parastatals and other public, enterprises.

26th President Babangida constitutes a probe panel under the chairmanship of Maj. Gen. Emmanuel Abisoye (rtd) to investigate the cause of vio­lent clashes at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

27th IBB promises child welfare policy in a nation-wide radio and televi­sion broadcast to mark the 1986 children and Youth Day.

– Babangida condoles parents and families of students who lost their lives in the clash between students and the police at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

28th FG announces measures to contain students’ unrest in Nigeria.